Park Center senior Robert Johnson will race in the Class AA State Cross Country Meet on Saturday, Nov. 1 in Northfield. Johnson took 12th overall at the Section 5AA meet on Thursday in Anoka to qualify for state. He clocked a time of 16 minutes and 36 seconds, less than two seconds out of the [...]

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Four candidates will appear on the general election ballot for two at-large seats on the Brooklyn Center City Council. Incumbents are Dan Ryan and Carol Kleven, the latter of whom is not running for re-election. The terms are four years. Council members receive an annual salary of $9,070. Randy Christensen Address: 7001 Regent Ave. N. [...]

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Two candidates are seeking the mayoral seat in the city of Brooklyn Center. The incumbent is Tim Willson. The term is four years. The mayor receives an annual salary of $11,846. Mike Elliott Address: 5650 Humboldt Ave. N. Brooklyn Center Age: 31 Family: Six-year-old daughter Education: Graduated from Brooklyn Center High School in 2003; studied [...]

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Following are some of the incidents reported recently to Robbinsdale Police: ASSAULT • Oct. 15 on the 4300 block of Lake Drive. BURGLARY • Oct. 12 on the 3800 block of Regent Avenue North. THEFT • Oct. 14 on the 3300 block of Oakdale Avenue North. • Oct. 14 on the 4200 block of Grimes [...]

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To the Editor, Vote for Patsy Green on November 4. We need to keep Robbinsdale Area Schools moving forward and Patsy has the experience, background, and the courage to ask tough questions and to keep the district’s strategic plan in focus. Patsy puts a great deal of time and energy looking into issues and questions [...]

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Volunteers are needed for Arc’s Value Village Thrift Stores & Donation Centers this holiday season beginning Monday, Oct. 27. Individuals or groups will help unpack and display thousands of holiday items such as greenery and wreaths, cards and wrap, ugly holiday sweaters, ornaments and decor, cookie tins, bake ware, gifts and more. The Merry Thriftmas [...]

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In April 2015, a decision was made about how New Hope will tackle an increasing list of roads in bad condition in a more time efficient way, but now city staff requires the council’s approval to conduct a feasibility study before moving forward with the project. In previous years, the city practiced sealing and coating [...]

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